Category Archives: Miscellaneous

SAM’S HOF BRAU, SACRAMENTO, CA

Cafeterias used to be everywhere in this country. (For those who aren’t familiar with the term, they are restaurants that serve you food from a buffet in a line formation, but unlike a buffet, such as those popular in Las … Continue reading

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CANE’S SECRET SAUCE

Okay, a lot of people will tell you that it’s the sauce not the way the meat is cooked that makes all the different, and if there’s one sauce that every chicken-lovin’ restaurant goer loves it’s the Raisin’ Cane special sauce, … Continue reading

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CHRISTIE’S LEGENDARY REMOULADE SAUCE

Christie’s restaurant was a beloved eatery in San Antonio for over 50 years before closing in the 90’s. I used to love the neon sign out the front, that featured a fish flipping and flapping on a frying pan as … Continue reading

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ENGLAND SLINGS LIKE A PENDULUM DO

What’sat? You’re planning a trip to London and you’re wondering about British food? Well, take it from me, London is not what it used to be back in the dark ol’ days of 1980s when if you elected to go … Continue reading

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HOTDOG CHILI WEST-VIRGINIA STYLE

This is the go-to recipe for hotdog chili sauce at my house and at work. We used to sell hotdogs as a fundraiser for a United Way day here and this chili sold hundreds and hundreds of hotdogs. I make … Continue reading

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BABY BLUES BARBEQUE – VENICE CA

When two Southern guys moved to LA, they found themselves missing real, authentic BBQ. So they opened up a bottle of bourbon, swapped family recipes and came up with a plan to bring their favourite southern-inspired BBQ to the people … Continue reading

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THE PANCAKE PARADE of RANCHO CORDOVA

The Pancake Parade is a virtual gustatory institution in Rancho Cordova California. It was making pancakes when I was a high school student there back in the 1960s and it’s still playing host to high school reunions today. This was … Continue reading

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